Of course, if we had RBV in 2011, the NDP and Liberals would’ve formed the government on 50% of the vote and 53% of the seats. How an NDP minority is supposed to be the same as a Harper dictatorship on 40% of the vote is beyond me.
RBV stops winner-take-all
Fact is RBV stops the winner-take-all phenomenon. Take for example, the 2011 election. Three-way center-left vote splitting allowed the Cons to win dozens of center-left ridings.
This winner-take-all effect at a riding level spread out federally allowing the Cons to win 54% of the seats on 40% of the vote — and 100% of the power.
Of course, RBV doesn’t discriminate against Conservatives. It prevents any minority party from weaseling absolute power. It ensures an actual majority of voters is represented in government — literal democracy as opposed to our ironic form.